Man arrested after loaded gun found in diaper bag
By: News Staff
RICHMOND, R.I. – Rhode Island State Police arrested a Providence when they found a gun in a diaper bag with his 6-month-old daughter in the car Friday.
Karon Williams, 21, of 11 Handy St., Providence, was stopped for a traffic violation Friday around 4 p.m. on I-95 in Richmond, and was subsequently arrested when troopers found a loaded handgun in a diaper bag between his legs, according to RISP.
Williams was charged with possession of a loaded handgun inside of a vehicle and license or permit required to carry a pistol. He also was charged with child abuse under Brendan’s Law because his 6-month-old daughter was in the car at the time.
The infant was turned over to the custody of the state Department of Children, Youth & Families.
He was released on $10,000 personal recognizance.
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